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Roland-Jones signs contract extension with Middlesex

London [UK], January 29 (ANI): Middlesex Cricket has confirmed that Toby Roland-Jones has signed an extension to his contract with ...


Chinese scientists warn of new coronavirus strain NeoCov as studies require research to assess risks from variant

Moscow [Russia] January 28 (ANI): Chinese scientists have identified the new NeoCov coronavirus strain in bats in South Africa and ...


UAE based Niner pharmaceutical plans manufacturing facilities in India

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Niner Pharmaceuticals LLC led by Mr Balaji is a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dubai. ...


Kevin Pietersen thanks PM Modi for his greetings on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen expressed his gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...


Nigeria needs more social science research: how to boost output

Sub-Saharan Africa faces some of the biggest challenges to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. For instance, Nigeria has at least ...


Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering ...


What do we know so far about the new coronavirus strain

NeoCoV is the closest ?relative? of the variant that caused deadly outbreaks in 2015Chinese scientists have discovered that a NeoCoV ...


FIH Pro League: Hockey India names 20-member men's team

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Hockey India on Thursday named the 20-member men's hockey team who will represent the ...


New coronavirus strain found

Covid-fighting antibodies do not protect from a new strain of coronavirusChinese scientists have warned of "a potential bio-safety threat" presented ...


ICC U19 WC: England defeat South Africa, become first team to reach Super League semis

St John's [Antigua], January 27 (ANI): A blistering display with the bat by Jacob Bethell helped England advance to the ...


India-NZ women's series to be played at just John Davies Oval, Queenstown

Auckland [New Zealand], January 27 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket on Thursday moved to streamline its home international schedules for the ...


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Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

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Nasdaq ends week with solid 418 points gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared on Friday with all the major indices racking up solid gains. The ...

GM to spend $7 billion on Michigan EV car, battery plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Co. has announced that it will invest nearly $7 billion in electric vehicle and battery production ...

With Walmart investment, vertical farming startup Plenty sees growth

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Walmart will become the first major U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming, after announcing it ...

Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...


Tamim Iqbal extends T20I sabbatical to focus on ODIs and Tests

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 29 (ANI): Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has made himself unavailable for T20Is for at least another six ...


Roland-Jones signs contract extension with Middlesex

London [UK], January 29 (ANI): Middlesex Cricket has confirmed that Toby Roland-Jones has signed an extension to his contract with ...


ICC U19 WC: Australia outclass Pakistan to reach Super League semi-final

St John's [Antigua], January 29 (ANI): Australia has become the third side into the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World ...


US discusses response to Russian proposals with European allies

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and diplomats from France, Germany, Italy, and the ...


UN envoy on good offices mission to Burkina Faso

A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a "good offices mission" in the wake of ...


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